Event #24: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

Yasuhiro Waki Eliminated in 11th Place ($13,368); Mark Radoja Advances!

[user196942] • Level 7: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Yasuhiro Waki - 11th Place

In the final hand of this grueling, back-and-forth heads-up match, Mark Radoja opened for 16,000 from the button and Yasuhiro Waki three-bet to 48,000. Radoja announced he was all-in and Waki called for his remaining 230,000.

Waki: {4-Hearts}{4-Spades}
Radoja: {Q-Clubs}{K-Spades}

Both players got up out of their seats in anticipation.

Flop: {J-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}

"Yes! Yes! Yes!" Waki screamed.

Turn: {A-Hearts}

River: {K-Hearts}, which paired Radoja's king and left him with the best hand.

"Kiiing! Kiiing! Lets gooooo!!" Radoja shouted in ecstasy.

Gracious in defeat, Waki shook hands with Radoja and headed for the rail.

Tags: Mark RadojaYasuhiro Waki